An Authority to Construct or a Permit to Operate shall not be required for the following sources; provided that said sources are not subject to the requirements of Rule 2.13 and provided that said sources shall comply with all other applicable rules and regulations:

  1. Vehicles as defined by the Vehicle Code of the State of California, but not including any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance mounted on such vehicle that would otherwise require a permit under the provisions of these rules and regulations.
  2. Equipment utilized exclusively in connection with any structure designed for and used exclusively as a dwelling for not more than four families.
  3. Single chambered incinerators used exclusively to burn less than fifty pounds per day of approved combustibles.
  4. Outdoor recreational and cooking fires to include barbecues.
  5. Any equipment used in agricultural operations in the growing of crops or the raising of fowl or animals.
  6. Steam generators, water boilers, water heaters, or space heaters having an input heating value of less than 5 million BTU per hour and which are fired exclusively with one of the following:
    1. Natural gas.
    2. Liquefied petroleum gas.
    3. Distillate fuel oil.
    4. Any combination of items 1, 2, and 3.
  7. Containers, reservoirs, or tanks used exclusively for:
    1. Storage of liquefied gases.
    2. The storage of fuel used primarily for implements of husbandry.
    3. The storage of lubricating oils.
    4. The storage of gasoline and fuel oils and having a capacity of 20,000 gallons or less, provided that a permit may be required for any bulk plant and for any retail service station subject to Rule 8.1.
  8. Repairs or maintenance not involving structural changes to any equipment for which a permit has been granted.
  9. Any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance which emits air contaminants below the significance level and which the Control Officer determines should be exempted.

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